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Concerts and Live Events

Tommy Z Celebrates 4th of July with Blues in Apopka

From the first notes, Tommy Z and company gathered up the crowd and took them for a blues-infused rock tinged ride that did not disappoint.
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Blues Foundation Board of Directors Seeks Nominees for At-Large Positions

The nomination process is now open and concludes on July 3rd, 2018. All newly elected board members will be expected to serve a three year term, beginning on October 1st, 2018.
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Eddy Clearwater to be Honored During Chicago Blues Festival

"I worked for him for 10 years, two records, 'West Side Strut' and 'Soul Funky.' It was the best ten years of my life. His stature, 6'4" was big, but not as big as his heart." - Lynn Orman Weiss
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Blues Today Symposium at Buddy Guy’s Legends June 7th

As part of Buddy Guy's Legends Blues Fest, the Blues Today Symposium will kick off at 2:00 pm (CDT) on Thursday, June 7th.

Jack White Gives Surprise Concert at DC High School

White is between shows at The Anthem and just showed up with his band, set up, and played a set that lasted about 45 minutes.

Bobby Rush Jams with Queens of the Stone Age

What do you get when Queens of the Stone Age invite Bobby Rush onstage? A good time of course!
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The Chaos and the Cosmos: Photography by Patricia Rainer

Rainer’s 40 photographs on display capture not only the behind the scenes magic of those times, but also played a role in the process of championing the rediscovery of what Memphis almost lost.
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Dickey Betts Will Begin His 2018 Comeback Close to Home

"Everywhere I go fans keep saying they want me to get out and play again," Betts told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in December. "I think the time is right."

Beth Hart’s ‘Live From New York – Front and Center’ Out Today

On March 7th, 2017, GRAMMY-nominated songstress extraordinaire Beth Hart performed an intimate concert at NYC's Iridium Jazz Club showcasing songs from her latest album 'Fire on the Floor' and from throughout her career.
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North Sea Jazz Festival Confirms Another Wave of Acts

The North Sea Jazz Festival, since its inception in 1976, has become the biggest indoor music festival in the world.
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